Events Calendar

We would love to meet you in person and share some of our experiences and answer any questions you may have. Below is a list of the events that HVS employees will be either presenting or attending over the upcoming months. Please feel free to introduce yourself and mention that you are interested in working for HVS. We hope to see you soon!

Events Hosted by HVS

South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC) 2011

21-22 September 2011

The 4th edition of SAHIC will take place in Santiago, Chile.

Following the 2010 Edition held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and attended by over 350 participants from 19 countries around the world, this 4th SAHIC will be once again the “perfect place” to promote investment opportunities in the hotel and real estate-related business in the region. Key industry players, executives from major international holdings, and investors will again meet to explore new projects, make contacts, and conduct business.

Confirmed speakers up to date include: Rogerio Basso, Practice Leader LatAm Real Estate & Hospitality Ernst & Young; Laurent de Kousemaeker, CDO Caribbean & LatAm Marriott Intl. & Ritz Carlton; Pat Mc Cudden, Senior VP Real Estate & Development LatAm Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Ted Middleton, Senior VP Hotel Development & Financer for the Americas Hilton Worlwide; Ricardo Montaudon, President LatAm RCI and Steve Rushmore, President & Founder HVS Global Hospitality Services.

SAHIC 2011 agenda coming soon!

View SAHIC Website.

HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference (CHICOS) 2011

10-11 November 2011

HVS will host the 1st Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) that will focus on this region’s hotel development and operations issues, as well as current financing initiatives. Scheduled for November 10-11, 2011 at the famed Atlantis Resort in Nassau, Bahamas, CHICOS is designed to bring global investors and operators together with local Caribbean decision-makers to address the opportunities and challenges faced in the region. CHICOS will provide opportunities to share views, insights, and proposed strategies for advancing the hospitality and tourism sectors in the Caribbean from 2011 and beyond.

Confirmed speakers up to date include: Scott Woroch, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Development, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Michael Shindler, Executive Vice President of Hotels & Casinos, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, Pat McCudden, Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Development, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Steve Carvell, Associate Dean, Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, Honorable Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Minister of Tourism, Government of the Bahamas, and Steve Rushmore, President & Founder HVS Global Hospitality Services.

CHICOS 2011 agenda coming soon!

View HVSCHICOS Website.

HVS Participation In Other Events


Date Event Location Attendees
May 11 - 12 Marktur Forum, 1st Latin American Tourism Marketing Forum Buenos Aires Graciana Garcia Iribarne*, Ramiro Alem, Arturo Garcia Rosa
May 17 - 18 World Tourism Organization – Technical Seminar on Tourism Investments in the Americas Paraguay Arturo Garcia Rosa*
May 18 - 20 Choice Hotels Boston, MA Russ Rivard, Brian Bisema
May 25 CRE presents: San Francisco Chapter Breakfast Meeting San Francisco, CA Suzanne Mellen*
June 1 Shared Ownership Investement Conference Barbados Kathleen Conroy
June 5 - 7 33rd Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference New York, NY Manav Thadani, Arturo Garcia Rosa, Graciana Garcia Iribarne, Suzanne Mellen, Jonathan Nehmer*, David Fuller, Rod Clough, Jerod Byrd, Suzanne Mellen
June 14 - 15 AH&LA Summer Summit Atlanta, GA Kirby Payne
June 15 - 18 Asian American Hotel Owners Association Las Vegas, NV Russ Rivard, David Bone, Kathleen Donahue
June 25 - 29 86th Annual International Association of Venue Managers Convention Phoenix, AZ Thomas Hazinski
June 30 - 1 July The 7th annual World Budget & Economy Hotels Congress London, UK  
Aug 9 - 10 South American Shared Ownership Conference (SASOIC) Sao Paulo, Brazil Arturo Garcia Rosa*, Graciana Garcia Iribarne*
Sept 7 - 9 Andes Investment Summit Colombia Arturo Garcia Rosa
Sept 18 - 21 International Economic Development Council Annual Convention Charlotte, North Carolina Thomas Hazinski
Sept 20 - 23 The Lodging Conference Phoenix, AZ Kirby Payne*, Terrence Bickhardt
Sept 21 - 22 South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC) Santiago, Chile John Lancet, HVS Buenos Aires, Arturo Garcia Rosa*, Graciana Garcia Iribarne*, Steve Rushmore*, Ramiro Alem*, Jonathan Nehmer*, Rosa Sasaki*, Santiago Berraondo*, Fernanda L'Hopital
Sept 22 - 24 International Convention Center Conference Annual Convention Orlando, FL Thomas Hazinski
Sept 25 - 27 Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference (MUFSO) Grapevine, TX David Mansbach
Oct 17 - 19 Vacation Ownership Investment Conference Orlando, FL John Lancet, Kathleen Conroy
Oct 18 - 19 Western Canadian Hotel and Resort Conference Vancouver, Canada Betsy MacDonald*, Carrie Russell*, Monique Rosszell*, HVS Vancouver, HVS Toronto
Oct 23 - 25 Fast Casual Executive Summit Chicago, IL David Mansbach
Nov 10 - 11 HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference (CHICOS) 2011 Nassau, Bahamas Steve Rushmore*, Richard Katzman*, Parris Jordan*, Kathleen Conroy*,  Suzanne Mellen*,
Nov 11 - 15 AH&LA Fall Conference held in conjunction with the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show New York, NY Kirby Payne, Vicki Richman